7 Faculty/Mentors

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Rauri Bowie, Professor
(1) Adaptation and evolution of hummingbirds, sunbirds, and lizards (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analyzing skull shape variation in eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) DNA sequencing to investigate bird diversification and the role of pathogens in modulating biodiversity (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Architectural Innovation and Evolution of Weaverbird Nests (Current Term Now Closed)
Carla Cicero, Staff Curator
(1) Advanced Preparation Techniques at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Geographic Variation in Birds of Western North America (Current Term Now Closed)
Chris Conroy, Staff Curator
(1) Genomics of the California vole (Microtus californicus) and related rodents (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolution of the Trowbridge shrew (Current Term Now Closed)
Michelle Koo, Staff Curator

150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) Biodiversity Informatics and GIS Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Communication and Outreach apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Archives Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
Jimmy McGuire, Professor
(1) Reconstructing the evolutionary history of scincid lizards on Sulawesi (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) AmphibiaWeb: Cataloging amphibian species, traits, and taxonomy for conservation biology (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael Nachman, Professor
(1) The genetic basis of speciation in house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Skeletal variation in tropical and temperate house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Maternal influence on thermal adaptation in house mice (Current Term Now Closed)
Carol Spencer, Staff Curator
(1) Curatorial Apprentice: Exploring Biodiversity, Curation, and Specimen Preparation in Natural History Collections at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)